December 06, 2010 // 9:00am — 12:30pm
Lt. Gen Michael Dunn, President, Air Force Association, Jim Moran, United States Representative (D-VA), Loren Thompson, COO, Lexington Institute, Mackenzie Eaglen, Research Fellow, Heritage Foundation, Rob Litwak, Vice President, Woodrow Wilson Center, Patrick Wilson, Director, Government Affairs, Semiconductor Industry Association, David Morrison, Vice President, Government Operations, Boeing, Bill Gostic, Vice President, Advanced Programs & Technology, Pratt & Witney, Mike Hamel, Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Development, Orbital.
Book Launch: The Terrific Rise and Terrible Fall of Ireland's Celtic Tiger: European Debt and the Future of U.S.-style Globalization
November 09, 2010 // 8:30am — 10:00am
David Lynch, Senior Writer, Bloomberg News; Moderator Kent Hughes, Director, Program on America and the Global Economy, Woodrow Wilson Center
October 26, 2010 // 12:00pm — 1:15pm
President Harry Truman used to yearn for a ‘one handed economist’ who would give him clear advice. In the Squam Lake Report fifteen top economists came together to give their collective assessment of what caused the financial crisis and what steps we should take to avoid another.
October 18, 2010 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
Author Andrei S. Markovits, Karl W. Deutsch Collegiate Professor of Comparative Politics and German Studies, University of Michigan; Commentator Franklin Foer, Editor, The New Republic
October 06, 2010 // 2:00pm — 3:30pm
U.S.-China cooperation in the power sector could be an important driver of economic growth in both countries, according to a new report discussed at the Woodrow Wilson Center on October 6th.
October 06, 2010 // 10:30am — 12:00pm
As geoengineering becomes a more politically and technologically appealing approach to addressing climate change, it is critical to heed the lessons of history and understand the limits of our control over nature, says James Fleming of Colby College at the launch of his new book.
September 28, 2010 // 8:30am — 5:30pm
Lee Hamilton, President and Director, Woodrow Wilson Center; Howard Baker, Founder and Director, Howard Baker Center for Public Policy; J.M. Baer, Director, Science, Economy, and Society, European Commission
September 14, 2010 // 12:00pm — 1:15pm
Governments use a number of measures to support the production and use of biofuels; in the United States biofuels subsidies totaled nearly $6 billion in 2009. Corn use for ethanol in the United States has expanded corn demand by nearly 30%, driving corn prices, along with prices of other commodities, higher. Panelists discussed whether such support should be considered as agricultural subsidies and about whether and how such support is being notified to the WTO.
September 13, 2010 // 2:00pm — 4:00pm
Shahid Javed Burki, Woodrow Wilson Center Senior Scholar and chairman, Institute of Public Policy Executive Council, Beaconhouse National University, Pakistan; Jehangir Karamat, Institute of Public Policy Executive Council, Beaconhouse National University; Parvez Hasan, Institute of Public Policy Executive Council, Beaconhouse National University; Ziad Alahdad, Institute of Public Policy Executive Council, Beaconhouse National University
July 27, 2010 // 10:00am — 12:00pm
At a July 27, 2010, seminar panelists explored how the relationship between India and Latin America can expand. The seminar served to launch the new IDB report, India: Latin America's Next Big Thing?